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Holy Armour From the Jaws of God - OCTOBER FILE

Hey, ya like KILLING JOKE? I mean, a whole helluva lot? So much that if their singer, Jaz Coleman, did guest vocals on some other band's record, and you didn't know where that band's singer stopped and Coleman started, you'd be happy about it? Then have I got a band for you! It's not like ...

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BLOOD RITUAL Seeks New Members

Portland, Oregon-based death/metallers BLOOD RITUAL are currently working on a new album and seeking new members in Portland, Oregon. "Positions needed are two highly skilled and reliable guitarists who are responsible and serious about music," says mastermind Tim Bishop. "Only serious applications only: [email protected]" BLOOD RITUAL's second album, "Black Grimoire", was released in 2005 via ...

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BAHIMIRON Putting Finishing Touches On new Album

Texas war 'n' whiskey-mongering black metal act BAHIMIRON is putting the finishing touches on its Moribund Records debut, fittingly titled "Southern Nihilism". "As of now, we have five tracks complete, and two more that are going to be completed this Friday (vocals), and we expect to complete the last two tracks (vocals/bass) and entire mixing/mastering ...

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CAULDRON BORN: 'Born Of The Cauldron' Being Reissued

Stormspell Records will re-release CAULDRON BORN's "Born of the Cauldron" LP on January 7. According to a press release "Born of the Cauldron" is "undoubtedly one of the best U.S. power metal gems from the mid-'90s! A honest, crunchy epic metal, with soaring high-pitched vocals, and sword and sorcery/fantasy lyrics based on Robert E. Howard ...

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CAULDRON Joined By Former GOAT HORN Drummer

CAULDRON, the post-GOAT HORN band featuring Jason Decay (vocals/bass) and Ian Killpatrick (guitar), has been joined by ex-GOAT HORN drummer Steelrider. He replaces Al "Biddle" Chambers (RAMMER), who recently left the group. The vinyl version of CAULDRON's debut EP, "Into the Cauldron", was released in September via Germany's New Iron Age Records. The New Iron ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE On 'Blue Helmets In Haiti'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "I just saw on BBC that numerous Sri Lankan soldiers that are UN peacekeepers in Haiti are under investigation for sexual abuses against the women and children of Haiti. "No shit? "[Quoting the lyrics to the ...

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PLANET GEMINI Releases New LP For Free

Long-standing underground doom metal band PLANET GEMINI has released its ninth studio album via the group's official web site. The LP, entitled "Cauldron of Fuzz V: Sometimes it Comes Back", consists of seven songs (six new original PLANET GEMINI tracks and one cover of a PENTAGRAM song) and clocks in at 43 minutes. "Cauldron of ...

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PLANET GEMINI To Release Download-Only LP

Due to the many release date changes of the album "Wicked", long-running underground traditional doom metal band PLANET GEMINI will release a download-ony LP, "Cauldron of Fuzz V: Sometimes it Comes Back", on Halloween (October 31) at 8:00 p.m. via the group's official web site. According to PLANET GEMINI, "The album is basically going to ...

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CAULDRON: Canadian Dates Announced

CAULDRON, the post-GOAT HORN band featuring Jason Decay (vocals/bass), Ian Killpatrick (guitar), and Al Chambers (drums), has scheduled the following Canadian dates: Aug. 30 - Edmonton, AB - Mead Hall Aug. 31 - Calgary, AB - Vern's Pub Sep. 01 - Vancouver, BC - The Cobalt Sep. 02 - Whistler, BC - Garfinkles Sep. 12 ...

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CAULDRON: New Song Posted Online

CAULDRON, the post-GOAT HORN band featuring Jason Decay (vocals/bass), Ian Killpatrick (guitar), and Al Chambers (drums), will release its debut EP, "Into the Cauldron", on vinyl via Germany's New Iron Age Records. The New Iron Age version will contain two extra tracks, including "Axe Cross", which can be heard on the label's MySpace ...

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DANGEROUS TOYS Frontman Talks About Upcoming 20-Year-Anniversary CD/DVD

DANGEROUS TOYS/BROKEN TEETH frontman Jason McMaster recently spoke to Anarchy Music about the upcoming live CD/DVD set "XX", which will see release later this year through Corporate Punishment Records. McMaster also spoke about SHADOWS FALL covering DANGEROUS TOYS' "Teasin' Pleasin'". Excerpts from the interview follow: Anarchy Music: DANGEROUS TOYS has a 20-year anniversary ...

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Into the Cauldron EP - CAULDRON

It was a sad day for retro-minded metallers everywhere when Canadian thrashers GOAT HORN acrimoniously split up last year. But you can't keep a good hessian down, and bassist/vocalist Jason Decay wasted no time in putting together a new trio that, if possible, swears even more allegiance to the ideals of 1980's metal and its ...

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ARTILLERY Pulls Out Of KEEP IT TRUE Festival

The organizers of the Keep It True VIII festival, which is scheduled to take place April 14 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany, have issued the following update: "[Danish thrashers] ARTILLERY had to cancel their show at Keep It True due to problems with the singer and bassist. The Stützer brothers [guitarist Michael and bassist Morten] ...

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CAULDRON: New Tour Dates Announced

CAULDRON has just released its debut EP, "Into the Cauldron". This post-GOAT HORN band features Jason Decay (vocals/bass), Ian Killpatrick (guitar), and Al Chambers (drums) playing "straight-up rite heavy, beer-swilling, bullet-belting, tit-banging metal," according to a press release. Upcoming CAULDRON shows: March 31 - Montreal, QC, Canada - Club Saphir April 06 - London, ON, ...

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CAULDRON BLACK RAM, DESTRUCKTOR, DIOCLETIAN Confirmed For Australia's EVIL INVADERS II Festival

CAULDRON BLACK RAM, DESTRUCKTOR and DIOCLETIAN are among the confirmed bands for the Evil Invaders II festival, set to take place Saturday, March 10 at the HiFi bar in Melbourne, Australia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CAULDRON BLACK RAM DESTRUCKTOR DIOCLETIAN DENOUNCEMENT PYRE WITCHRIPPER KILL FOR SATAN SHACKLES For more information, click ...

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DEADLY BLESSING: Demo Track Featuring New Singer Posted Online

New Jersey-based metallers DEADLY BLESSING have announced the addition of singer Stephen Childs to the group's ranks. "Having meetings, and jamming with Stephen over the past month, the members of DEADLY BLESSING and Stephen have bonded with a new chemistry that seems to be a perfect fit with the new songs that the band is ...

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STOLEN BABIES Featured On MP3.COM

Los Angeles' extravagant gothic/metal/carnival/rock ensemble STOLEN BABIES are one of the featured interviews this week on MP3.com. To check out the interview, click here. STOLEN BABIES — which released its debut album, titled "There Be Squabbles Ahead", on October 3 via The End Records — has just returned home from its first-ever Canadian ...

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CAULDRON/KILL CHEERLEADER's Tour Van And Equipment Stolen

Jason Decay (CAULDRON, KILL CHEERLEADER, ex-GOAT HORN) has issued a plea to anyone who has seen a metallic blue late model GMC van after the vehicle — which doubles as the tour van for both CAULDRON and his side project KILL CHEERLEADER — was reportedly stolen last Thursday (Dec. 21) in Toronto along with several ...

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CAULDRON: Tour Dates Announced

CAULDRON, the new band formed from the ashes of the now-defunct Toronto traditional metal act GOAT HORN, has announed the following dates: Nov. 17 - Parma, OH @ Jigsaw Saloon* Nov. 18 - Youngstown, OH @ Nyabinghi* Nov. 19 - Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar* Nov. 23 - Montreal, QC @ Katacombes Nov. 24 - ...

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Vocalist SKI Quits DEADLY BLESSING

Vocalist Ski has officially left South Jersey power metal gods DEADLY BLESSING. In a statement announcing his decision, the singer said, "Well, all good things must come to and end, I must move on. I just wanted to thank all [the fans] for your love and support through all the years with blessing; it's been ...

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STOLEN BABIES Sign With THE END RECORDS

The End Records has signed extravagant gothic/industrial/carnival/rock ensemble STOLEN BABIES. STOLEN BABIES are a unique band in their own right, a talented act that has amassed a following with their energetic and freakish live shows. The band's musical style is a cauldron of ideas that serves up a wonderful variety of vibrant styles meshed together ...

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